2019-2020 University Catalog [under review] 
    
    Jun 26, 2019  
2019-2020 University Catalog [under review]
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BIOL 111 - Fundamentals of Biology


FDR: SL: BIOL 113 is a corequisite for students seeking laboratory science credits.
Credits: 3


Corequisite: BIOL 113. Limited seating available for sophomores, juniors, and seniors. Interested upper-division students should contact Helen I'Anson, in the Biology department, for consent for BIOL 111 and 113, as soon as the class schedule is available and before registration begins. An intensive investigation of scientific thought and communication applied to topics that vary among sections and terms. Specific subjects, chosen from within the scope of modern biological investigation according to the expertise of individual instructors, are examined in the context of major concepts such as evolution, regulation, growth, and metabolism. This course, and its companion laboratory, are prerequisites for all higher level biology courses.

Fall 2019, BIOL 111-01: Fundamentals of Biology: Bacterial Genetics (3). Corequisite: BIOL 113. An intensive investigation of scientific thought and communication, examined in the context of major concepts such as evolution, regulation, growth, and metabolism. This section is an introduction to the genes and the mechanisms of gene expression by bacterial cells. It focuses on the current issues of bacterial infections in humans, for example: virulence, antibiotic resistance, or emerging diseases. (SL: BIOL 113 is a co-requisite for students seeking laboratory science credits.) Simurda.

Fall 2019, BIOL 111-02: Fundamentals of Biology: Yellowstone Ecology (3). Corequisite: BIOL 113. An intensive investigation of scientific thought and communication, examined in the context of major concepts such as ecology, physiology, population dynamics, and biochemistry. From cells to satellite data and bacteria and bears, this course investigates multiple biological levels of organization using the world's first national park as a case study. (SL: BIOL 113 is a co-requisite for students seeking laboratory science credits.) Hamilton.

Fall 2019, BIOL 111-03: Fundamentals of Biology: Communication (3). Corequisite: BIOL 113. An intensive investigation of scientific thought and communication, examined in the context of major concepts such as genetics, molecular mechanisms, and environmental relationships.  This section investigates communication mechanisms of a cell with its external environment beginning with the single-celled organism. We move on to a consideration of cell size and the evolution of multi-cellular organisms. Multi-cellular forms of communication are also introduced.(SL: BIOL 113 is a co-requisite for students seeking laboratory science credits.)  I'Anson.

Fall 2019, BIOL 111-04: FS: Fundamentals of Biology: Environmental Microbiology (3). First-Year Seminar. Prerequisite: First-year class standing only. Corequisite: BIOL 113. Limited to 15 students, these seminars are reading- and discussion-based with an emphasis on papers, projects, studio work, or hands-on field experience rather than exams. An intensive investigation of scientific thought and communication, examined in the context of major concepts such as genetics, molecular mechanisms, and environmental relationships.  In this section, we investigate the interactions among humans, microbes, and their shared environments. (SL: BIOL 113 is a co-requisite for students seeking laboratory science credits). Lanier.




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